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2011-01-06 00:01:46

iD Tech Camps, the world's largest summer technology camp, has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees, and lots of them. For each camper enrolled in 2011 with iD Tech Camps or its Teen Academies, iD will donate one tree. The initiative is called One Camper, One Tree. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 The year 2011 just got a lot greener. iD Tech Camps, the world's largest summer technology camp, has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees, and lots of...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hayneedle.com, the Omaha-based, leading online retailer of home furnishings and lifestyle products, announced today the launch of its holiday campaign, Buy a Tree Today & We'll Plant One for Tomorrow, featuring a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to further their mission and truly celebrate trees this holiday season. For every Christmas tree purchased on Hayneedle.com between October 15th and December 25th, a live tree will be planted in...

2010-05-10 06:00:00

FISHERS, Ind., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced that they will be partnering with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana to plant trees on behalf of every Indiana customer who adopts paperless billing from today through August 10, 2010. Donating one dollar for every customer switching to Comcast's "EcoBill," the company expects to raise $50,000 over three months for the Arbor Day Foundation. Each dollar will be used to provide trees to the Girl Scouts...

2010-04-30 05:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Arbor Day, Philips Norelco is issuing a challenge to all Americans: "Deforest Yourself. Reforest the World." For years, Philips Norelco has been the go-to grooming partner to help guys keep their "hedges" trimmed, but the reality is that the world's forests are dwindling by the minute. Philips Norelco, the expert in "bodily deforestation," is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation in support of the organization's...

2010-04-28 14:20:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation named Wyatt Dunn of Huntsville, Ala., the winner of the 2010 Arbor Day National Poster Contest, an annual contest for fifth-grade students throughout the United States. Dunn attends Jones Valley Elementary School in Huntsville. Dunn's poster was selected to be the best out of all the finalists from 46 states and the District of Columbia. As the national winner, Dunn will receive a $1,000 U.S. savings bond and...

2010-04-22 12:31:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C. April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and the Arbor Day Foundation are encouraging Duke Energy customers to go paperless by receiving their monthly energy bills electronically instead of by mail. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) If participation in the company's paperless billing program increases by 100,000 customers in 2010, Duke Energy will donate $100,000 to the Arbor Day Foundation to thank customers for...

2010-04-21 15:11:00

HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In honor of Earth Day, CenterPoint Energy's regulated natural gas operations business is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees in neighborhoods throughout its six-state natural gas service territory. For a limited time, when CenterPoint Energy customers enroll in Online Billing, Arbor Day Foundation members will plant a tree in the customer's home state. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020930/CNPLOGO) Online...

2010-04-06 14:19:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program is having double the impact on college campuses across the United States in its second year of existence. To celebrate this achievement, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota will plant trees on five college campuses throughout the country this spring. The first spring tree-planting event will be held at American University in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 6. In just the second year of the...

2010-04-05 09:50:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes today announced that it will offer consumers the opportunity to help plant trees in areas in need through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying purchase of three Hanes products with mail-in redemption and proof of purchase from April 1 through May 15, Hanes will send the purchaser a free Hanes Earth Day T-shirt and will donate a dollar to The Arbor Day Foundation. For every qualifying redemption of Hanes...

2010-03-24 07:25:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WORX(R) has a great proposition for folks who want to do something positive for the environment. How about planting a tree for free with just the click of a mouse? WORX has announced its innovative Facebook Fan 30,000-Trees-in-30-Days campaign to celebrate Arbor Day, April 30, 2010, as well as the launch of its new customer-service-driven Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/worxyardtools). For the first 30,000 persons who become WORX Facebook...


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